The Capsule Garden Vol 1.38: November 4, 2022

This week began with the news of Norm Chambers’ passing, and I’ve been reeling since. Norm was a titan in every way. His music was unparalleled, only obscured by his gentle kindness and supportive spirit. I said on Twitter, and believe it fully, Norm was the best of us. And his talent was enormous in ways I don’t think many fully grasp. His expansive discography is filled … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.38: November 4, 2022

Listening to the Ice With Cheryl Leonard

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. Cheryl Leonard has quickly become an artist in ‘must hear’ territory. Her sonic landscapes are intricate and engaging, inviting listeners into strange, often delicate spaces, where the unfamiliar is simultaneously challenging to our perceptions and comforting. Her latest work, Antarctica: Music from the Ice, is essential. Borne … Continue reading Listening to the Ice With Cheryl Leonard

Cheryl E. Leonard “Schism”

Static electricity prickles the skin inside the ear as it crackles and ripples through the opening moments of Cheryl E. Leonard’s captivating new album on mappa, Schism. The title track continues like a tour through an alien landscape where flora and technology mix together, creating something new and unheard. Electronic rain rolls across the hum, distant birds singing a forlorn song while synthetic hollow sounds emerge … Continue reading Cheryl E. Leonard “Schism”